Hilleberg Anjan 2 Tent (Gear of the Year 2013)
Trail Runner Gear of the Year: Best Fastpacking Tent | $570 | 3 lbs 12 oz | www.hilleberg.com
While the Anjan 2’s price tag may seem spendy, you may never need another tent. Constructed of bomber fabric and pole materials, with great attention to detail, the Anjan 2 features the tried-and-true, weather-shedding tunnel design, easy outside setup and spacious interior and vestibule areas. Other superlight tents on the market shave ounces (and dollars), but can feel flimsy in vicious storms. Split the weight with a partner and have a bombproof shelter for all seasons (although it’s “officially” a three-season shelter), or leave the inner tent at home for a floorless shelter that cuts 20 ounces.
Jetboil Flash Weight: 13.1 oz Volume: 32 fl oz (1 liter) Price: $100 Calling all fastpackers and trailhead coffee fiends. As a longtime Jetboil stove user, I was intrigued by the new Flash model, which … Continue reading “First Look: Jetboil Flash”
6 Fastpacking Packs, Reviewed
While the nascent “sport” of fastpacking—simply, continuous multi-day run-hiking—has become better known in the last couple of years, there are still only a few companies designing packs specifically for the purpose. Fortunately, there are also … Continue reading “6 Fastpacking Packs, Reviewed”